Rovaniemi

Further services we offer

Whether you are looking for that extra special proposal surprise, a truly magnificent wedding venue, a transfer of a lifetime from your flight to your accommodation or wish to travel light and have all the necessary winter clothing ready and waiting at the airport for you, we can help with the arrangements and make this possible. 

Please send an inquiry to info@wildnordic.fi

Engagements

Would you like to surprise your partner with a memorable wedding proposal they will cherish forever?

Perhaps you are already engaged and are looking for the perfect wedding venue to celebrate your wonderful day. 

We are very happy to help cater for all your needs in regards to a proposal or a wedding celebration.

Weddings

If you have chosen Lapland and Rovaniemi as your destination for your dream wedding let us help you make it the truly amazing occasion you both deserve. From winter weddings surrounded by fairytale snow white trees to a summer wedding bathing in the beautiful colours of a Lappish summer we can help create the wedding of your dreams.

Winter clothing rental

We understand that many visitors may not have the correct equipment for the snow conditions and cold temperatures we experience daily here in Lapland so we are happy to rent you a full package of winter clothing. With this clothing you will be able to enjoy the magical winter of Lapland.

The package includes:
– a thermal overall
– winter boots
– woolen socks
– thermal gloves
– a scarf
Price: 15€/person/day
The equipment can be fitted and picked up at our office in Santa Claus Village or delivered to your hotel with an extra fee.

Please send an inquiry to info@wildnordic.fi

Transfers from and to Rovaniemi airport

If you wish to travel comfortably from Rovaniemi airport to your accommodation without having to worry about catching a taxi, we are happy to arrange a driver to meet you at the airport and take you and your luggage to your hotel. 

Also transfers from your hotel to the airport are available.

We can also offer something special for your airport transfer such as reindeers, snowmobiles or VIP cars.

Please send an inquiry to info@wildnordic.fi.

Summer facts

June - August
Temperature +15 - +25 degrees (the hottest temperature recorded is +30,6 °C)

Daylight 24 hours
Midnight sun brings with it wonderfully long sunlit days, meaning plenty of time for summer activities.

Activities include canoeing and boat trips on the lakes and rivers of the area, visiting huskies and reindeers, hiking, fat-biking, berry picking, sauna experiences and visiting Santa Claus.

Autumn facts

September - mid November
Temperature -5 - +15 degrees

People head to the forests in search of berries and mushrooms.
Aurora starts to dance in the night sky. 
The first snowfall is usually experienced by mid-November.

The autumn colours of oranges, reds and yellows start to appear.
To witness this transformation of colour enjoy one of our tours visit Autumn activities.

Activities include berry and mushroom picking, nature photography, sauna experiences and visits to a local museum.

Winter facts

Mid-November - mid-April
Temperature -5 - -30 degrees
(the coldest temperature recorded is -45,3 °C)
with rivers and lakes freezing over.

The shortest day of the year is December 21st or 22nd (varies annually), and thanks to being located right on the Arctic Circle, on this day, the sun doesn’t rise at all in Rovaniemi.

Beautiful winter landscapes highlighted by the brightness of the snow which on average stays for 183 days of the year.

See the vast selection of our Winter Activities.

Spring facts

Mid-April - May
Temperature -15 - +15 degrees

The snow starts to melt although many winter activities can still be enjoyed.
The days get longer and warmer, the ice starts breaking up in the rivers and moves downstream in great floes.

Nature (flora and fauna) wakes up and Rovaniemi starts to become green again. In Ranua Wildlife Park you can witness the animals getting ready for the summer.
The focus of the Activities in Rovaniemi includes both winter and summer experiences during this indecisive period.

Rovaniemi is situated in Finnish Lapland, right on the Arctic Circle. Despite the northern location, getting here is easy – Rovaniemi is well connected to the rest of the world via various means of transport. From abroad, the easiest way to get to Rovaniemi is by plane, either via Helsinki or direct. Inside Finland, Rovaniemi can be reached by plane, train, coach or car.

Flight connections
Daily flights between Rovaniemi and Helsinki are operated by Finnair and Norwegian throughout the year. During the winter season, November - March, EasyJet and Norwegian operate direct flights from London Gatwick to Rovaniemi.

Train connections
Finnish railroads are operated by state company VR.
Rovaniemi is easy to reach by rail from many Finnish towns, with several trains running to and from Helsinki every day and a night train every evening. Trains run year round, despite the harsh weather at times.

Coach connections
The coach services operated by Matkahuolto and Onnibus cover most of Finland’s road network and provide a well-priced option for getting to Rovaniemi.

Road connections
Rovaniemi is easy to get to by car from all directions although distances can be long. If you plan on travelling around Lapland by car, be sure to allocate enough time for the long distances and changing weather conditions, particularly in the winter. Note that during the winter period of snow and ice it is compulsory to have winter studded tires on your car.
Up-to-date information on road conditions is published by the Finnish Transport Agency.